Rev. Dennis Mitchell
May 31, 2004
Funeral for the Rev. Dennis Mitchell, 71, of Somerville was Saturday, June 5, at 11 a.m. at Somerville Church of God with the Rev. Pearl Jenkins, Mr. Jeff Jonness and Rev. Sidney Johnson officiating.
Burial was in Somerville Church of God Cemetery with Peck Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.
Rev. Mitchell died Monday, May 31, 2004.
Rev. Mitchell was born in Fargo, ND, graduated from Anderson University and School of Theology in Anderson, Ind., and served in ministry over 45 years, including pastorates in Fairfax, Va., W. Monroe, La., and Reading, Pa. Rev Mitchell, and his wife, Etta Mae, served as interim pastors in Japan after their retirement. He has served in local, state and national leadership of the church. He had a great love for people of every age and culture and enjoyed international travels and time with family.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Etta Mae Mitchell; one son Marlon and wife, Charlotte, of Downsville; two daughters Zonia Mitchell of Saga Japan and Keri Mitchell, of W. Monroe; and grandsons Reuben and Aaron.
Memorials may be made to Global Missions of the Church of God, P.O. Box 2498, c/o Sharon Skaggs, Anderson, IN 46018 and designate to either Saga, Japan Church Building Fund – Project #42.20505 or CBH/Viewpoint – Project #44.04400 (indicate project # on check).